Sofina Foods Inc. National Account Manager in Brampton, Canada

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Retail Sales, the National Account Manager is responsible for achieving annual volume targets associated with the national business for a specific customer.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop the annual business plan in support of annual goals and objectives;

  • Develop and establish key business relationships, taking the business to the next level and aiming at driving profitable volumes in support of both Branded and Private label products;

  • Develop and execute an aggressive merchandising support plan for all existing and new proprietary products, maximizing advertising and promotional activity;

  • Development of customer presentations and proposals including new product proposals and business reviews;

  • Manage customer relationships by communicating effectively, responding to issues and follow up on business building opportunities;

  • Prepare and present quarterly business status reports and plans to the Sofina Senior Management Team.

    Requirements:

  • University Degree or College Diploma with minimum 7-10 years of industry experience;

  • Experience in the Protein industry; deli experience is preferred;

  • Minimum 5 years previous experience calling on specific customers preferred;

  • Ability to establish relationships;

  • Experience with selling branded and private label products;

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Great time management skills and the ability to work under tight timelines;

  • Bilingual an asset but not required;

  • Ability to travel.

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Sofina Foods Inc. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.

Req No.: 2016-1729

Position Status: Full Time

Career Level: Experienced, Management

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries): Food Processing and Production